AutoZone Inc.

AutoZone is a retailer and a distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories. The company operates stores in the U.S., including Puerto Rico, Mexico, and Brazil. Each store carries a product line for cars, sport utility vehicles, vans and light trucks, including new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, maintenance items, accessories and non-automotive products. The company also has a commercial sales program that provides commercial credit and prompt delivery of parts and other products to local, regional and national repair garages, dealers, service stations and public sector accounts. The company also sells the ALLDATA brand automotive diagnostic and repair software through www.alldata.com.
  • TickerAZO
  • ISINUS0533321024
  • ExchangeNew York Stock Exchange
  • SectorGeneral Retailers
  • CountryUnited States

Analysts

AutoZone, Inc. - May 2019 (LTM): Peer Snapshot

Compares key performance metrics against industry peers.

Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of AutoZone, Inc.

Announcement of Periodic Review: Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of AutoZone, Inc.. Global Credit Research- 31 May 2019. New York, May 31, 2019-- Moody's Investors Service has completed a periodic review of the ratings of AutoZone, Inc. and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical unit.

AutoZone, Inc. - February 2019 (LTM): Peer Snapshot

Compares key performance metrics against industry peers.

AutoZone, Inc. - November 2018 (LTM): Peer Snapshot

Compares key performance metrics against industry peers.

AutoZone, Inc.: Update to our view of key credit factors

Our view of AutoZone's credit profile recognizes its solid credit metrics and its predictable financial policy.

Nathan Friedman ...
  • Seth Basham

Story on Track; Comp and Margin Concerns Overdone

Nathan Friedman ...
  • Seth Basham

2Q19 Preview: Expect Mostly In Line Quarter as Comp Sales Growth Decelerates

Zain Akbari

Morningstar | AutoZone’s Burgeoning Commercial Unit Should Augment Its Leading DIY Offering

Narrow-moat AutoZone is pushing to develop its commercial sales effort, building on its leading do-it-yourself aftermarket automotive parts franchise. The company’s endeavors come at a generally favorable time for the industry, as increased miles driven and an aging vehicle fleet have bolstered sales growth, with recent fleet composition headwinds subsiding. AutoZone has a history of operational success, with adjusted returns on invested capital averaging 29% over the past five years and high-teens operating margins.AutoZone benefits from strong brand intangible assets borne of its nationwide ...

Zain Akbari

AutoZone’s Burgeoning Commercial Unit Should Augment Its Leading DIY Offering

Our $900 per share valuation for narrow-moat AutoZone should see a low- to mid-single-digit percentage increase, largely reflecting the time value of money after the firm posted solid third-quarter results. Our long-term take (mid-single-digit top-line growth, high-teens operating margins on average over the next decade) remains intact. AutoZone posted 3% year-to-date sales growth (spurred by a 3.9% uptick in third-quarter domestic same-store sales), against an 18.2% operating margin. Our pre-an...

1 director sold/sold after exercising options

A director at Autozone Inc sold/sold after exercising options 2,497 shares at 1,038.467USD and the significance rating of the trade was 75/100. Is that information sufficient for you to make an investment decision? This report gives details of those trades and adds context and analysis to them such that you can judge whether these trading decisions are ones worth following. Included in the report is a detailed share price chart which plots discretionary trades by all the company's directors over the last two years clearly showing Close periods where trading activity is restricted under listi...

Garrett Nelson

AutoZone, Inc.

Garrett Nelson

AutoZone, Inc.

ValuEngine Rating and Forecast Report for AZO

ValuEngine Rating and Forecast Report for AZO

ValuEngine Rating and Forecast Report for AZO

ValuEngine Rating and Forecast Report for AZO

ValuEngine Rating and Forecast Report for AZO

ValuEngine Rating and Forecast Report for AZO

Dave Nicoski ...
  • Ross LaDuke

Vital Signs: Actionable charts

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Dave Nicoski ...
  • Ross LaDuke

Vital Signs: Actionable charts

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Dave Nicoski ...
  • Ross LaDuke

Vital Signs: Actionable charts

In this product we rank the most positive and negative domestic stocks, filter the symbols by market-cap and trading volume, and then divide the companies into sectors and groups. We then manually look through charts leadership/changes, bottoms-up/top-down ideas, short-term patterns that may have long-term significance, etc. We believe you will find this product valuable as significant price and relative moves begin in the daily charts.

Dave Nicoski ...
  • Ross LaDuke

Vermilion Compass: Weekly Equity Strategy

Our outlook remains cautious and we continue to expect heightened volatility and a potential retest of the February 2018 lows over the next several weeks. Near-term we are monitoring for S&P 500 support near 2,600 (i.e., the October low) and resistance near 2,817 or the 100- and 50-day moving averages. In today's report we outline our current concerns along with developments that would cause us to become more constructive on the market. • Sector Relative Strength Rankings (RSRs) & Weighting Recommendations. We are upgrading Financials to market weight. A longstanding concern we have cited fo...

Dave Nicoski ...
  • Ross LaDuke

Vital Signs: Actionable charts

Key Points: • Emerging Markets are showing signs of RS reversals. We would like to see price inflections. • Automotive parts retailers remain attractive as consumers look to repair their cars rather than buy new ones. • The Communications Sector continues to indicate leadership.

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